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Speaking to Support Structures: Barby Asante

Support Structures for Support Structures Fellow Barby Asante reflects on how acceptance and reciprocity can form foundations for creative support.

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Speaking to Support Structures: Abbas Zahedi

Artist and Support Structures for Support Structures fellow Abbas Zahedi offers insight into the centrality of invitation and dialogue to his practice.

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Photo Poetry: Three Responses to James Barnor's Archive

Samatar Elmi, Louisa Adjoa Parker and Amina Jama write poetry in response to the vivid photographs of British-Ghanaian photographer, James Barnor.

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Home Video: A Conversation on the Role of Video in Current Housing Struggles

Home Video: A Conversation on the Role of Video in Current Housing Struggles

In the context of the UK's housing crisis, Ed Webb-Ingall speaks to three activists about how video-making is used in struggles for safe and affordable homes.

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Reading List: Helen Cammock for Radio Ballads

How can we speak, write and think of care? This reading list gathers titles that can help us reconsider how we relate to one another and take caring action.

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Invitation to Listen: Sophia Al-Maria and Melissa Blanchflower with Nick Hackworth

Sophia Al-Maria discusses her commission, taraxos, with Serpentine's Melissa Blanchflower and Nick Hackworth, Director of Modern Forms.

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Interspecies Communication Research Initiative (ISCRI): A Cephalopod ↔ Machine Encounter

Interspecies Communication Research Initiative (ISCRI): A Cephalopod ↔ Machine Encounter

Alasdair Milne, a researcher with Serpentine’s Creative AI Lab, dives into possibilities for creative collaboration between artists, AI and octopi. 

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View onto an urban sidewalk and grey old-fashioned storefront. The storefront’s windows are occluded with red fabric. On the window to the left, grey vinyl reads: “Nothing About Us Without Us.” Underneath in smaller letters reads: recess. There is a wheelchair ramp coming out of the storefront’s door, across the sidewalk, and ending at the lip to the street. It is covered in yellow caution tape.

HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Leah Clements, Taraneh Fazeli and K MacBride

A conversation about architectures of care, expanding ideas of access adisabled ‘elders’.

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HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Rebekah Ubuntu

HOLDING SPACE ACROSS CRIP TIME: Rebekah Ubuntu

Rebekah Ubuntu speaks on creating and maintaining personal boundaries, taking control of their own narrative, hope and reclaiming QTBIPOC histories.

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Discover 50 years of the Serpentine

From the architecture pavilion and digital commissions to the ideas marathon and the General Ecology programme, explore 50 years of artists, projects and exhibitions.

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